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Kindercare Reviews

Updated August 18, 2017
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  • Very low pay for job responsibilities (in 55 reviews)

  • A lot of the upper management they are hiring are business managers from retail (in 31 reviews)

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  1. "teacher recruiter"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teacher Recruiter
    Current Employee - Teacher Recruiter
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kindercare full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great experience from the interview to the onboarding process! Really a top notch company! Team Environment and Very engaging culture

    Cons

    Nothing, tKeep employee and family engagement a top priority


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Friendly Staffs!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Kindercare full-time

    Pros

    Staffs were very friendly and nice, especially the director was patient and kind.

    Cons

    There were no downsides with this company.

  3. "amazing"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kindercare full-time

    Pros

    Helps their employees develop growth and furthur their education.
    Pay is great and the children are AMAZING!!!!

    Cons

    I have no cons for this company.


  4. "Lead Teacher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Kindercare full-time

    Pros

    Love my management team. Provide opportunities for continued development.

    Cons

    Limited areas for professional advancement.


  5. "New Hire"

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    Current Employee - Teacher in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Teacher in Cincinnati, OH

    I have been working at Kindercare full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Just got offered job. Looking forward to new career!

    Cons

    None as of yet. Will add more soon.

    Advice to Management

    None at the moment


  6. "Teacher"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Kindercare full-time

    Pros

    Great hours and pay and benefits

    Cons

    Management needs to care more for there employees


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Kindercare director"

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    Current Employee - Center Director in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Center Director in Jacksonville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kindercare full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Opportunities to grow within! Help is always available if you ask. The team is like family, great environment to work in. Love working with kids and helping them grow and master new skills.

    Cons

    Labor is not always easy to meet, lots of pressure to come in at target or below. Training is a learn as you go method, so lots of frustration if you don't have clear guidelines.

    Advice to Management

    Fix the labor model, better training, allocate more hours to keep consistent schedules for staff and families

  8. "Teacher assistant"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Preschool Teacher in Rock Island, IL
    Current Employee - Assistant Preschool Teacher in Rock Island, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Kindercare full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great team and work environment

    Cons

    Older building and not much light


  9. "Good Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Kindercare full-time

    Pros

    Everyday is different, consistent schedule, There is opportunities to advance higher in the company. They have great people to work with and great families to be around.

    Cons

    Salaries could be higher. They could keep a better standard of teachers and directors there if they paid more to their employees.

    Advice to Management

    Do not be afraid to show appreciation to your staff. and be flexible with scheduling staff.


  10. "Teacher"

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    Current Employee - Teacher, Secondary School in Woodlawn, MD
    Current Employee - Teacher, Secondary School in Woodlawn, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Kindercare full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to work, our directors are awesome.

    Cons

    Company doesn't reward employees as they should

    Advice to Management

    Continue to do what they are doing


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